Centennial BOCES

Greeley, Colorado,

$30.45/hr to $42.63/hr

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2020 Clubhouse Dr
Greeley CO 80634

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Teacher of Visually Impaired

Job Description:


To provide functional vision assessments, instruction and vision mobility training to students with vision impairments. To provide appropriate materials and consultation to teachers for implementation in the classroom and other educational settings as appropriate.



1.Shall possess the necessary license required by the Colorado Department of Education or be endorsed in the appropriate areas accepted by the Colorado Department of Education in lieu of such license.

2.O & M preferred.

3.Must be able to pass the Braille Competency Test.

4.Participate in all professional growth opportunities offered by the BOCES.

Skills, Experience, Other Requirements

1.Evaluate students referred for a functional vision assessment and provide materials for instruction for educators.

2.Provide orientation and mobility training when appropriate.

3.Apply instruction to the current IEP goals, objectives, needs and strengths.

4.Provide instruction to students with a vision disability.

5.Participate in child find and vision screenings.

6.Consult with parents and educators concerning the visual impairment of students in Special Education.

7.Provide materials and adapt materials for the visually impaired students.

8.Provide appropriate compensatory skills to students with visual impairments.

9.Provide teachers with information and materials regarding the general management of instruction specifying the vision needs of students.

10.Provide in-service education for teachers and administrators when requested and act as a liaison between school and agencies for parents and students.11.Provide data that demonstrates progress towards goals for each student receiving vision services.